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The Healthcare Debate Decoded

By on June 25, 2017

The one message that is consistent between Republicans and Democrats is that the issue of healthcare is “complicated”. The truth is it is complicated, but perhaps not as complicated as they would like us to believe. This article will attempt


By on November 5, 2016

A little over 2 years ago, Eye On Riverdale set out on a mission to drive transparency and accountability in our local government.  While we have faced many challenges along the way, we have never strayed from our commitment to

Tilcon Presents at Riverdale Borough Council Meeting

By on November 4, 2016

Leadership at Tilcon came to Riverdale’s October 26th Council Meeting to present their progress in the last year. This was the first of 5 annual reviews that Tilcon voluntarily agreed to participate in at their 6-year license renewal hearing in

Borough Council Candidates Hold Hometown Rally

By on October 29, 2016

The Republican Nominees for Borough Council, Councilman Steve Revis and newcomer Paul Purcell, held a meet-and-greet for Riverdale residents at the Riverdale Community Center on Thursday night. Despite the inclement weather, dozens of residents came out to hear what they

Starting the Right Conversation in America (Editorial)

By on September 28, 2016

Like him or hate him, Donald Trump is putting a spotlight on the failures of the status quo. The most gleaming is the continued degradation of our inner city communities. Democrats claim we need to provide more money for social

Thank you Riverdale

By on July 19, 2016

On this second anniversary of The Eye on Riverdale’s debut, we have reached a milestone with over 500 followers. It may not seem like a big number but it’s quite an accomplishment when you consider Riverdales population, and when you

July 13th 2016; Support Riverdales Finest.

By on July 9, 2016

Come out to the borough council meeting this Wednesday July 13th at 7:30 pm as the Mayor, Council, and Chief of Police honor Sergeant Greg Bogert for his heroic efforts in preventing a troubled man from committing suicide. If you

Honoring a Friend

By on May 28, 2016

I was asked by Riverdale resident, friend and neighbor, Tyrone Power, to help honor his friend and fellow veteran. Anthony William Bakogiannis (above left), was a combat veteran who served in Afghanistan in the U.S. Army Military Police Corps.  He was a

A Banner Idea

By on March 29, 2016

If you couldn’t attend the March 9th Council Workshop meeting then you missed the Riverdale Beautification Committee as they announced some of their ideas and initiatives for the improvement/beautification of our town.  The committee is just one of several committees

“A New Era in Riverdale”

By on January 5, 2016

If you were one of the few not in attendance New Year’s Day;   January 1st 2016 marked an important day for Riverdale.  At approximately 3 PM at Borough Hall the two new “Freshman Councilman” and the new Mayor of Riverdale